Skip to main content

About your Search

20111001
20111031
STATION
SPONSOR
LANGUAGE
Search Results 0 to 49 of about 115 (some duplicates have been removed)
MSNBC
Oct 10, 2011 7:00pm EDT
presidency, it became a matter of discussion. pastor robert jeffress joins us at the top of the show. romney's religion has always been a potential achilles heel for him. the other candidates don't have to make an issue of it. they may well not want to. well, tonight, how religion could determine who wins the presidential nomination of the republican party. plus, with each passing day, those occupy wall street protests are gaining momentum. top republicans dismissed the demonstrators as mobs. we'll hear from both friend and foe, tonight. and is it possible that president obama isn't very good at politics? you know, the people, person-to-person kind. that's the question posed by a "washington post" reporter who says the president has a problem beyond the economy. people. he doesn't enjoy meeting with people, the story says, he endures them. it's an odd position for a president to be in. to put himself in. and let me finish tonight with my views on the matter of religion and public office. we start with religion in politics, and with me now is pastor robert jeffress of the first baptis
MSNBC
Oct 14, 2011 7:00pm EDT
lewis joins us on to whether they can use that anger to change american hearts and minds. >>> and if you're like me and grew up in a time of racial tensions and riots, it's amazing and gratifying to see a country that has a democratic 6 african-american president and another african-american at the top now of the gop field. how far have we come on this weekend that we do dedicate the martin luther king jr. memorial here in washington? >>> and let me finish tonight with a call to action to those protesting on wall street. get something done. >>> we start with the rise of herman cain. david corn's an msnbc political analyst and "mother jones" magazine's washington bureau chief, and jonathan martin is senior political reporter for politico. gentleman, i want to know how this ends for this fellow, herman cain, who's come out of nowhere. you're chuckling, but let me raise a couple of questions here. i'm going to give you a number of questions, the scenario. this guy keeps going up. he's ahead now in south carolina. he's ahead now in florida. he's ahead of the field against a guy who can't
MSNBC
Oct 18, 2011 5:00pm EDT
submits to sorting out the international law on the use of armed drones right now, it is putting the free world in jeopardy. dylan? >> applause -- if i had applause, there would be applause. i could not agree more emphatically. and very well spoken, very well put. >> thank you for letting me have my say. >> it was well said. thank you, imogen lloyd webber. that will do it for us. i'm dylan ratigan and "hardball's" up right now. >>> can you believe it? cain you believe it? let's play "hardball." >>> good evening. i'm chris matthews down in washington. leading off tonight, are you serious? that's the question a lot of people are asking about herman cain. can you be serious if you call for an electrified fence on our mexican border, then say you were just kidding, then say you me want it. can you be serious if you propose shifting the tax burden from the wealthy down to the middle class and then down to the poor. can you be serious if you're not running a normal campaign for president? also, here's a story sure to anger some on the religious right. in fact, a lot of them. a leader o
MSNBC
Oct 18, 2011 11:00pm PDT
, thank you for being with us. that is the show, and i'm ed schultz, and you can listen to the show monday through friday on sirius xm channel 127, and you can also follow me on twitter. and up next is "hardball" with chris matthews. >>can you believe it? cain you believe it? let's play "hardball." >>> good evening. i'm chris matthews down in washington. leading off tonight, are you serious? that's the question a lot of people are asking about herman cain. can you be serious if you call for an electrified fence on our mexican border, then say you were just kidding, then say you meant it. can you be serious if you propose shifting the tax burden from the wealthy down to the middle class and then down to the poor? can you be serious if you're not running a normal campaign for president? also, here's a story sure to anger some on the religious right. in fact, a lot of them. a leader of the movement to, quote, cure homosexuality admits it doesn't work. the former head of, quote, love and action, the country's largest ex-gay ministry joins us to say, i am what i am. and the occupy wall s
MSNBC
Oct 28, 2011 4:00pm PDT
those of us at home, those of us that seek only the rights to earn a living like anybody else at the top. happy birthday, lady liberty. they're trying to dim your light. there are those of us that keep letting it shine and want it to shine for another 125 years. thanks for watching. i'm al sharpton, "hardball" starts right now. >>> flipping out. let's play "hardball." >>> good evening. i'm chris matthews down in washington. leading off tonight, mitt flips again. mitt romney is becoming a parody of himself. just three days ago, he said he had no position on an anti-union measure out in ohio and then lurched into reverse the next day, saying, why, of course he was 110% behind the issue. well, if romney's serial flip-flopping has embarrassed him, he isn't showing it. romney's now disavowing his long-held position that the earth is getting warmer and that humans are partly to blame. he now says, quote, we don't know what's causing climate change. and he says, we should not try to reduce carbon emissions. seriously, can you believe anything this guy says? does he even he believe what
MSNBC
Oct 3, 2011 2:00pm PDT
you'll join us at 7:00 eastern tonight. again, 7:00 eastern tonight, for the great democratic debate. we start right now with problems with rick perry's campaign, and they're serious. wayne slater writes for "the dallas morning news" and michael steele is an msnbc political analyst. again we're back to what i call the san andreas fault of american life, and some live a lot closer to it than i do. the problem of racial discrimination, racial attitudes, racism. "the washington post" reported this weekend that a large rock with the "n" word for had years been visible at a hunting camp leeds by rick perry and his father. here's what "the post" reports. in a written statement, the governor said, "my mother and father went to the lease and painted the rock in either 1983 or '84, perry wrote. this is after i paid a visit to the property with the rock and saw the offensive word. after my visit, i called my folks and mentioned it to them and they painted it over during the next visit. time i saw the rock, it was paintve perry's memories differ from others who remember seeing the rock with tha
MSNBC
Oct 18, 2011 2:00am EDT
how the few can take advantage of the rest of us. it stars kevin spacey and he joins us tonight, right here. and let me finish with why it's hard for the tea party to go positive when their entire movement is negative. we start with the question -- can the democrats occupy occupy wall street? howard fineman joins us. david corn joins us as well. and i have to ask you, gentleman, about this whole question. it looks like the tea party is raising money. not the tea party, the occupy wall street is raising money. i was about to say. $300,000. they're having huge rallies. the labor movement is joining up with them, especially the public employees sector, the teachers. i want to go with you, david corn, to start with. is this possibly the great marriage of the left and center-left you've been waiting for? >> well, we have been waiting for this for a long time. i think occupy wall street is kind of at a fork in the road. and their decision has to be made and there's no one single person and one single group that can make the decision, whether it's going to go to a more organized moveme
MSNBC
Oct 13, 2011 2:00am EDT
to sunday afternoon, except they were making money off of it. and people were very angry at us because they are not making the trading profits they used to make, and, yes, i'm sure newt does make some money off of it. >> what do you make of the republican party? you grew up in massachusetts and new jersey way before that. you know there used to be a clifford case republican party, a party of governor sargent and reasonable people. what happened to that? last night, i want you to start and look at this. here's rick perry who actually is a governor of one of the states, maybe a secessionist governor but a governor, and here he is talking about the revolutionary war. of course, massachusetts had much to do with it. here he is talking about when it was fought, not about when the earth was founded 5,000 years ago, according to these people, but when we fought our revolution, that part. let's listen. >> our founding fathers never meant for washington, d.c. to be the found t of all wisdom. as a matter of fact, they were very much afraid of that. it was actually the reason that we foug
MSNBC
Oct 31, 2011 4:00pm PDT
portrait. how did a rich man's son grow to the leader who got us through the cuban missile crisis? a look at the troublemaker in school, the young man who challenged his father on world war ii, who saved his crew members in the south pacific, and went on to inspire a country, even now. there's a lot president obama can learn from jack kennedy. >>> we start with the latest on herman cain. jonathan martin is chief political correspondent for politico, and nia-malika henderson is a political reporter for "the washington post." let's show us now what we've heard latest. nbc has confirmed that one woman received a settlement from the national restaurant association after complaining about inappropriate sexual conduct by herman cain. nbc news is not disclosing the name of the woman, nor characterizing who she is. today herman cain acknowledged that he had been accused of sexual harassment, but said that charges were not true. let's listen. >> in all of my over 40 years of business experience, running businesses and corporations, i have never sexually harassed anyone. while at the restaurant ass
MSNBC
Oct 26, 2011 4:00pm PDT
. >> republicans in congress fought us tooth-and-nail to keep the status quo and keep the tax dollars flowing to the big banks instead of middle class families. one of them said changing it would be an outrage. the real outrage was letting banks keep these subsidies while students were working three jobs just to try to get by. that was the outrage. >> governor, i only borrowed $2,800 to go to college. it was 3%. i could slow walk the repayments, the peace corps, graduate school, finally get around to it. today the kids are getting killed with market rates and 40,000, $100,000 loans. i can see they didn't -- they don't like the congress stepping on his fingers on that one. >> sure. there's a big difference between a populist message and class warfare. the republicans don't want to categorize everything as class warfare. why did we need middlemen for student loans that jacked up the price? the president eliminated the middlemen and as a result kids will have to repay a lot less and this proposal today is another step in the right direction. look, the bottom line is he is finding a populist figh
MSNBC
Oct 17, 2011 5:00pm EDT
, keli. that'll do it for us. i'm dylan ratigan and "hardball with chris matthews" starts right now, including a visit from kevin spacey, which ought to be fun. >>> the 99% solution. let's play "hardball." >>> good evening. i'm chris matthews up in new york. leading off tonight, can the democrats occupy occupy wall street? forget about whether the occupy wall street protests are a progressive version of the tea party, this movement has energy, numbers, popular support, and is a far more natural fit for the democrats than for the republicans. mitt romney is, of course, a creature of wall street. republicans have begun, however, backing away from the ridicule. time to get in front of this parade before it runs you over. plus, going south. president obama begins a three-day swing through north carolina and virginia today. the white house may say the trip is nonpolitical, but they would say that, wouldn't they? consider this, the president could lose florida, indiana, new hampshire, and ohio and still win the presidency a second time by picking up either of these two southern states, vi
MSNBC
Oct 4, 2011 4:00pm PDT
-- >> either you grab your turn or you don't get one, seems to be history tells us. >> chris, i've been saying all along i thought if he doesn't do this this time, he won't get a better shot. so i'm with you on that, but clearly he came to a different conclusion, and he doesn't want to close any doors down the road, whether it's one cycle from now or two. >> howard, why did he avoid this shot when it looks like there's a great opening? >> well, i think there are the practical factors of timing, the sense of timing and the practical factors of getting it done. by the way, i want to congratulate ourselves on being probably the first political show to mention the 2020 presidential race. >> yeah, well, we're working on it. >> but in any case, just the logistics of this would have been difficult. much more difficult than i think people realize. he had no ground structure anywhere, and yes, he could raise a lot of money, get a lot of fat cats to bankroll, you know, a lot of super-pac money from -- but you can't just do it with that. you still need to have a ground game of some kind and to put
MSNBC
Oct 20, 2011 11:00pm PDT
he fingered us. he basically said, kill americans, sometime in his reign. >> in recent years, american government decided to turn its back on it. >> when the american people watch this story tonight, let's look at it from a totally american point of view. we watched the overthrow and killing of a guy who devoted a part of his career to killing us. he was our enemy. >> no doubt about it. and at the end of the day, that's why the american people will certainly welcome this news or should welcome this news. it came at a great cost for the libyan people, but at the end of the day, it's beginning a new carpet in libya which the united c democratic, a country with a great amount oresources, but more importantly, one that can share the values of what people want. a democratic country, a pluralistic one, and what that can spring more democracies in the middle east. this was not an invasion, as we saw in iraq. it was an organic movement by the libyan people. >> president obama talked at 2:00 eastern about the victims of gadhafi's death. he did remind us of why we were there. let's wat
MSNBC
Oct 19, 2011 2:00pm PDT
lot of us do and you're one of them. thanks for the wonderful rant. that does it for today. i'm dylan ratigan. "hardball" up right now. >>> hitting below the beltway. let's play "hardball." >>> good evening. i'm chris matthews in washington. leading off tonight, welterweight championship. things got really feisty at last night's republican presidential candidates debate in las vegas. rick perry attacked mitt rom my over health care and immigration. romney hit perry back, and everyone hammered herman cain's tax-raising 9-9-9 plan. well, the big question after all that republican intramural bickering is what have they got, and is this all they have got, and that leads to this. could it be that the winner of last night's debate wasn't even on the stage, and the winner was perhaps president obama. he must have loved what he heard last night t.plays right into his re-election strategy which is i'm better than that crowd. then, it's time for big ideas. those -- those occupy wall street protests are a reminder that we're not going to solve our big problems by doing little things, but w
MSNBC
Oct 7, 2011 7:00pm EDT
-- equate, rather, is the word i should use, the lives of 3,000 innocent americans for partisan politics, it tells you more about them than it does the president. >>> taking it to the streets. let's play "hardball." >>> good evening. i'm chris matthews down in washington. leading off tonight, the whole world is watching the occupy wall street protesters who have been gathering across the country aren't necessarily looking for a leader. but a leader may be looking for them. you can be sure the organizers don't want to be co-opted by any political party, even the democrats. but you can be just as sure that the democrats are desperate to ride that wave of energy and enthusiasm. if there's a tea party on the left, you may be looking at it. also, mass hysteria. republican scott brown is fighting hard to change the subject after taking a personal shot at rival elizabeth warren's physical appearance. this is just the start of what's going to be the most in-your-face senate race in the country. plus, waiting for superman. or superwoman. chris christie said no. so did sarah palin. rick perry's losing
MSNBC
Oct 24, 2011 7:00pm EDT
was bombed to give us that right. you can try to turn back the clock. but some of us are not going to let you turn back time. we're going to stop voter sprepgs suppression. thank for watching. i'm al sharpton. "hardball" starts right now. >>> rick perry goes birther. let's play "hardball." >>> good evening. i'm chris matthews out in phoenix, arizona. leading off tonight, birtherism reborn. in the last few weeks, rick perry has dropped to single digits in the polls after enjoying a double-digit lead. so how did he boost your approval ratings when every debate sends you further in the dumps? you dig up an old, moldy, discredited charge that still has resonance with the right wing, birtherism. rick perry says it's not definitive that barack obama was born here in the u.s. rick perry and birtherism, the last vestige of a desperate candidate who hopes to survive. vesti that tops our show tonight. >>> also, which republican presidential candidate back in 1996 called the flat tax, quote, a tax cut for fat cats? and which republican presidential candidate now says, quote, i love the flat t
MSNBC
Oct 24, 2011 5:00pm EDT
slater. thank you, gentleman, for joining us. here's a portion of that parade interview, "parade" magazine interview that ran this sunday, it's catching a lot of attention. in a q&a in the article, lynn sheer asks the governor some questions. governor, do you believe that president barack obama was born in the united states? perry responded, i have no reason to think otherwise. that's not a definitive, yes, i believe he -- rick perry, well, i don't have a definitive answer, because he's never seen my birth certificate. question, but you've seen his. perry, i don't know, have i? question, you don't believe what's been released? perry, i don't know. i had dinner with donald trump the other night. question, and? perry, that came up. question, and he said? perry, he doesn't think it's real. and you said? perry, i don't have any idea. it doesn't matter. he's the president of the united states and he's elected. it's a distractive issue. he's ripped the scab off this issue by saying he doesn't think the president was born here. i want to go to wayne slater. what crowd is this guy back i
MSNBC
Oct 6, 2011 2:00pm PDT
make? >> now, that's the kind of tough questioning i'm not used to. somebody called me from wall street, actually a guy who represents me out there, he's a republican, i think, and he said, look, i've never seen the press turnรง on the president le this. do you think they were tough questions today? >> yes, they were very tough. they were basically, when did you stop beating your wife-type questions, in the sense, is it true that people aren't listening to you anymore? >> by the way, answer your question -- >> and here is the bellwether for this. when the president's approval rating gets below 40%, the press, like the public, starts to have -- starts to reflect -- the press follows the opinion policy. not consciously, but unconsciously, it does. and there's skepticism now in the country is very high, and very high in the press corps too. >> for a person rooting for president obama, today is a good day. he gave the longest answers in recorded history, seriously, to these questions. there were like seven or eight questions, over an hour. he gave long answers. here he is, by the wa
MSNBC
Oct 13, 2011 11:00pm PDT
or two, god help us if it does, that romney wont be right there with them? ron, you first. you think he might catch up to the crowd? >> of course he will. he'll follow the crowd wherever he has to in order to win the primaries. i mean, that's just what he's going to have to do. >> are you saying he's a mood ring? a man who's just capable of -- >> yes! of course he is. >> -- one thing, but doesn't know what he wants. he just wants to be loved enough to be president, whatever that happens to be? >> exactly. >> he's that bad? >> that seems to be the record. >> sort of the woody allen zelig character, who adopts the attitudes of the people around him, but that's also potential good news in the left. who knows? nobody really knows. >> this is the one weird thing, ron. >> you're hitting him on the way that some of the right-wing guys will hit him. a lot of the right-wingers say, why should we do another herbert walker bush or bush w. we've elected people that look like rich people, have old money in all three cases anyone who says they're conservative, they flip into the establishment. the
MSNBC
Oct 5, 2011 2:00am EDT
>> i think we have a very boring gop field right now. >> yeah. >> great to have you with us, steve kornacki and joan walsh on "the ed show." i'm ed shultz. you can listen to me on sirius xm channel 117. "hardball" with chris matthews starts right now. see you tomorrow night. >>> jersey boy. let's play "hardball." >>> good evening. i'm chris matthews in washington. leading off tonight, can't take my eyes off of you. for weeks, republicans have been on their knees, begging chris christie to save them from themselves. romney's a bore. perry can't win. bachmann's, well, bachmann. please, they beg, please get in the race and fill the vast void that is the race without you. today, christie said, no. he loves his home state of new jersey, and he says now's not the right time for him. well, christie's performance today may make republicans like him even more, actually, but he's out, and we'll talk about why the republicans wanted him in so much and what happens next. so as steven stills wrote years ago, if you can't be with the one you love, honey, love with one you're with. and who does i
MSNBC
Oct 3, 2011 11:00pm PDT
protesters. so far they've been silent. mr. gerard, good to have you with us tonight. leo gerard. >> my pleasure. ed, you called it right, buddy. >> thank you. i appreciate that. that's "the ed show." i'm ed schultz. "hardball" starts right now. see you back here tomorrow night. >>> the great democratic debate. let's play "hardball." good evening. i'm chris matthews in washington with this special edition of "hardball." the great democratic debate. should president obama run for re-election as a passionate progressive? daring to be called radical by his enemies, should he shoot the moon like fdr did in 1936? or should he head closer to the middle, stake out common ground with independents, warning against the radicalism of the right? should he play it shrewd like bill clinton did? think of the stakes if he gets it right he gets four more years to get the economy fully back on track with full employment the norm the country heading forward to greener pastures and bluer skies conning the march toward a cleaner environment, protected climate, more tolerant, fully employed society. i
MSNBC
Oct 25, 2011 5:00pm EDT
your grades and your birth certificate. >> you know, i use these words carefully. that's a clown's performance. he's running for president of the united states. he's saying the president of the united states may not be an american-born citizen. therefore, if you follow logically, an illegal alien, and that's only something i'm doing to have fun with. that's -- and then he tries to laugh. harwood's a serious journalist. he's not laughing with him. who's laughing with this guy? >> well, clowns are funny. that wasn't funny. >> yeah. >> and it really was too worlds. it was john harwood trying to get a serious answer out of the guy. and it's rick perry basically saying, don't pay attention to anything i'm saying. don't take what i'm saying seriously, because i sort of mean it or i don't mean it, and it's all political theater anyway. it's a good issue to keep alive. >> yeah. >> what does that mean? >> well, what's this pee-wee herman stuff. why does he behave like pee-wee herman? even pee-wee herman is an actor playing pee-wee herman. is this guy playing what he thinks is a presidential
MSNBC
Oct 3, 2011 4:00pm PDT
national committee. thank you for joining us from vermont. the question is how does he win re-election arguing the cause as he believes it? how does he do it? >> he does it by doing good public policy and doing what the american people want to see done. the middle class in america today is collapsing as you know. poverty is increasing. and the gap between the very, very rich and everything else is growing wider. what the american people have said over and over again is they want a massive jobs program. they want to put the american people back to work because we have in real terms 16% unemployment. so if you begin putting real money into rebuilding our infrastructure, transforming our energy system, and creating the millions of jobs that we desperately need, that is the right thing to do and that is good politics. furthermore, if you begin to deal with these disastrous trade policies, whether you're republican or democrat, most people understand that these trade policies of nafta, permanent normal trade relations with china have failed. we've lost 50,000 factories in the last
MSNBC
Oct 11, 2011 7:00pm EDT
they foiled a plot by a man linked to the iranian government to use mexican drug cartels to kill the saudi ambassador to the u.s. and to bomb the saudi embassy here in town. we've got some fascinating details on that story that just broke. >> and let me finish tonight with the case for a really big jobs bill. we started with how mitt romney is going to beat barack obama. michael steel is a former chairman to the republican national committee and now an msnbc political analyst and mark penn is a democratic strategist and former hillary clinton campaign strategist. mark, hillary's not running this time. i don't think. president obama is running for re-election. he has to make the case for a second term. he has to probably, we're just going to propose this now, beat mitt romney, the way it looks right now. romney's got some great many numbers. let me show you why we're proposing that. just came in from the new nbc news and the marrist poll up in iowa and in new hampshire. in the iowa caucuses, mitt romney leads among republicans, but herman cain is right behind him. ron paul and rick pe
MSNBC
Oct 11, 2011 5:00pm EDT
. that'll do it for us. i am dylan ratigan and "hardball with chris matthews" is up right now. >>> so, how does obama beat romney? let's play "hardball." >>> good evening. i'm chris matthews in washington. leading off tonight, beating mitt. now it's herman cain who's leading in the polls, as the darling of the right. but the one constant hanging around with the republicans, mr. right now, if it's not mr. right. romney clobbers mr. obama in our new poll in new hampshire and is neck and neck with him in iowa, two states obama won in 2008. if obama's going to beat romney and win re-election to his second term in these very challenging times, he can't totally blame bush. he can't focus on the past. he's going to have to make a case for the future. can he do it? that's where we start tonight. plus, we've been talking about it for days here on "hardball," and now it's gone mainstream. can the democrats embrace the occupy wall street protesters? should they? if they jump in, as one person pointed out, what happens if the protesters start throwing garbage cans through the windows or worse? al
Search Results 0 to 49 of about 115 (some duplicates have been removed)